Google is preparing for a major shift to its business model in response to a record-breaking EU fine this summer over the rules that Google binds Android handset makers to if they want access to the OS -- rules that include requiring those handset manufacturers to set Google’s own search and web browsers as the default offerings.
Under updated "compatibility agreements", he writes that mobile device makers will be able to build and sell Android devices intended for the European Economic Are...
Windows 10 Mobile 1607, the Anniversary Update, was meant to go out of support a few days ago, but yesterday Microsoft updated their documentation to add another year to their support agreement. This means the OS, released in August 2016, will continue to receive security and non-security updates until the October 9, 2019 , and Read More: Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update
OneDrive iOS app updated with new On This Day feature and more
Microsoft recently released a new update (v10.33.6) for its OneDrive app for iOS devices. This update comes with several new improvements. For example, OneDrive app now organizes your camera roll fold
er by year and month. And you can now take a blast from the past with the new On This Day feature in Photos page.
Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview hacked onto the Samsung Ativ S
The Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview is only available for a select few Lumias, but if you have full control of the operating system, such as is possible with Interop Unlocked Samsung Ativ S handsets, just about anything is possible.Above is a video showing the OS in action on the handset, as hacked by the team at WindowsMania.pl. The device features some touch driver issues, but the they have been able to overcome this. T...
Google Stops Updating Chrome For Android 4.0
Google today announced that Chrome 42 will be the last version of its mobile browser to run on devices that still use Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), which launched in 2011.
Chrome will still continue to run on these devices, but Google will freeze development and Android 4.0 users will not receive any updates beyond Chrome 42, which for release in mid-April 2015. Version 42 will still receive security updates for a little while, but once C...